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Michael Ayrton

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Who is Michael Ayrton?

Michael Ayrton was an English artist and writer, known as a painter, printmaker, sculptor and designer, and also as a critic, broadcaster and novelist. He was a stage and costume designer, working with John Minton on the 1942 John Gielgud production of Macbeth from age 19; and a book designer and illustrator, for Wyndham Lewis's The Human Age trilogy and William Golding. He also collaborated with Constant Lambert.

  • born on (94 years ago) in St Pancras, London, child of Gerald Gould and Barbara Ayrton-Gould
  • nationality: England
  • died on (40 years ago) in Hampstead
  • written works: "The Midas Consequence", "Berlioz; a singular obsession", "The maze maker", "Giovanni Pisano, sculptor", "A meaning to the maze", "Golden sections", "Ayrton at Bruton", "Rudiments of Paradise", "Michael Ayrton, recent sculpture & drawings, 1972-1975", "Michael Ayrton"

Writings

"Michael Ayrton" is a book by Peter Cannon-Brookes & Michael Ayrton.

  • also known as "Michael Ayrton: paintings, sculptures, drawings, etchings, theatre designs, prints"

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Google previewA Dictionary of Literary Pseudonyms in the English Language (2015)

by T.J. Carty

CALDER Mary Frances Chapman AYRTON, MICHAEL Michael Ayrton Gould AYSCOUGH, JOHN Francis B. D. Bickerstaffe- Drew AZAI ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art (2009)

by Ian Chilvers, John Glaves-Smith

Cannon-Brookes, Michael Ayrton (1978) Ayshford, Paul ( Lord Methuen) See BATH ACADEMY OF ART. Azbe, Anton See KANDINSKY, WASSILY. B, Franko See PERFORMANCE. Bach, Elvira (1951– ) German painter,

Google previewDictionary of Classical Mythology (2014)

by Jennifer R. March

The figure of the Minotaur has been a great source of inspiration to artists in the twentieth century, particularly to Picasso, who has used the minotaur theme in many drawings and etchings, and to Michael Ayrton, whose bronzes of the Minotaur ...

Google previewDictionary of Pseudonyms (2010)

13,000 Assumed Names and Their Origins, 5th ed. by Adrian Room

Michael Ayrton: Michael Gould (1921–1975) , ...

Google previewThe Queer Encyclopedia of the Visual Arts (2004)

by Claude J. Summers

A key figure of the 1940s neo-Romantic movement and a celebrity of London's bohemia, Minton lived and worked with most of the younger generation of neoRomantic artists, including Michael Ayrton, Robert Colquhoun, Robert MacBryde, ...

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